Preterm Birth Prevention: How Well Are We Really Doing? A Review of the Latest Literature

Review Article

DOI: 10.1007/s13224-014-0571-y

Cite this article as:
Avraham, S., Azem, F. & Seidman, D. J Obstet Gynecol India (2014) 64: 158. doi:10.1007/s13224-014-0571-y


Preterm birth is a global concern resulting in prematurity which is the leading cause of newborn death and long-term squeal in the survivors. In this review, we will summarize the data available to this date in regard to the causes, available interventions, and contemporary research for future applications.


Preterm birth Cervical length Prematurity 

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© Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Liss Maternitry HospitalTel-Aviv Medical CenterTel-AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Chaim Sheba Medical CenterTel-Aviv Medical CenterTel-AvivIsrael
  3. 3.The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv UniversityTel-Aviv Medical CenterTel-AvivIsrael

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